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Average Hourly Rate for WellStar Health System Employees

Salaries for WellStar Health System workers come to approximately $18.95 per hour, not including the $30.55 for overtime. Your role at the company influences pay for WellStar Health System workers the most, followed by your experience level and geography. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

How This Employer Pays

WellStar Health System typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Similar companies include:
Northside Hospital, piedmont hospital, CVS / Pharmacy
Employer: WellStar Health System
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (14)
$23.31 - $37.46  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (14)
Hourly Rate$23.31 - $37.46  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (6)
$22.24 - $39.25  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (6)
Hourly Rate$22.24 - $39.25  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (6)
$8.60 - $14.56  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (6)
Hourly Rate$8.60 - $14.56  
[+]Pharmacy Technician (5)
$10.31 - $18.35  
[+]Pharmacy Technician (5)
Hourly Rate$10.31 - $18.35  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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Typically, Medical Technologists are the best paid with salaries hovering at $31.49; Emergency Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Mammography Technologists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $29.11, approximately $28.12, and around $21.19, respectively. Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at about $11.82.

Years of Experience

For those with five or more years experience, average earnings amount to $17.07. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $15.04 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($27.99 per hour) can be spotted in Dallas; Atlanta (approximately $27.15), Powder Springs ($25.00), and Austell ($21.82) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Douglasville at about $12.99.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $29.81 for Registered Nurses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialist is rewarded at about $28.47 per hour. WellStar Health System provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) — these employees rake in $29.04 per hour.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Intensive Care Unit ; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $27.99. Acute Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; one-fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Emergency Room , Customer Service, and Pediatrics round out the set of key employee skills.


Women make up the majority of employees in a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

WellStar Health System lets only one in three workers take paid vacation and only one in four workers take sick leave. WellStar Health System helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. A strong majority of workers can count on health insurance, and the greater part of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Perks also include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

78 %
22 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $29
Hourly Rate
$7 - $39
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

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